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Human Rights Watch

The largest human rights organization based in the United States, Human Rights Watch started in 1978 as Helsinki Watch, monitoring the compliance of Soviet bloc countries with the human rights provisions of the Helsinki Accords. In the 1980s Americas Watch was established to monitor abuses by both sides in the war in Central America, and thereafter other committees were set up to cover other regions of the world such as Asia and Africa. In 1988 all the "Watch" committees were united to form Human Rights Watch. The organization's researchers conduct fact-finding investigations into human rights abuses in all regions of the world, and their findings are then published in dozens of books and reports every year.

This database contains annual reports (1996 - 2013) and selected country reports (1992 - 2013).  Website: www.hrw.org
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"No One is Safe" - The Abuse of Women in Iraq's Criminal Justice System

6 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country Reports

Iraq: Execution of SWAT Forces Furthers Crimes Against Humanity

5 February 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

World Report 2014 - Iraq

21 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Annual Reports

Iraq: Security Force Abuses Compound Violence

21 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Protect Anbar Residents From Abuses

9 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Investigate Violence at Protest Camp

4 January 2014 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Wave of Journalist Killings

29 November 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Harsh Tactics in Advance of Holy Month

15 November 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Stop Banning Protests

2 September 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

Iraq: Crackdown on Baghdad Protests

20 August 2013 | Publisher: Human Rights Watch | Document type: Country News

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